brown, who writes these thrillers, and they're very steamy. and her husband's always her first editor. and she talked about one time she had written this book and he looked down and looked up at her and said, "when did we ever do that?" so when i'm residenting your book, i have to ask, is there anything about you in this book, or is this totally made up? >> thank goodness, no. it really eye mean-- i mean, i am married so i do understand kind of the dynamics of marriage, certainly, but my-- i'm lucky to have a husband who loves writers and loves reading, and he said, you know, i told him one day, "you know, honey, i'm going to delve into the darkest most toxic aspect of marriage. is that cool you?" and he said,un, "go for it. don't censor yourself." and he is my first and best reader. and he put it down and said, whooo! this is dark." >> schieffer: has he ever expressed fear? >> he sleeps like this next to me, one eye open. >> schieffer: and how about you, chris? how much of your book-- you talked about how you were the spouse at home while your wife workedes, while you were in europe.